The item story
It all began in the mid-1970s when two German engineers, Gerrit Pies and Wolfgang Rixen, conceived a company focused exclusively on designing, building and marketing quality, cost-effective specialist machinery.
item believes the best solutions come through dialogue and collaboration. Whether you are an engineer, architect, design director or a CFO, our team is just an email or phone call away.
Products and Services
No matter the project, no matter the timeline, we always apply the strictest product design standards to fulfill your highest expectations.
item’s award-winning solutions have been recognized the world over. It’s what happens when you combine innovative design, environmentally friendly products and sustainability.
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item believes in giving back. After all, our products exist to maximize your work and further your goals. It’s only natural that we seek to be a positive community partner as well.
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